Developer Educator

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Location: Remote from Europe or US east coast.

Our mission:

At Xata we’re on a mission to radically simplify the way developers work with data with our serverless data platform powered by PostgreSQL.

We make managing database infrastructure easy giving developers all the functionality your application needs to evolve and scale.

What we’re building at Xata:

Modern applications are complex. We are building a Serverless Postgres Platform that augments PostgreSQL with the functionality modern applications need to evolve and scale.

In every feature we build, we optimize for developer experience that will ultimately reduce our customers time to market or dramatically simplify hard architectural problems at scale. Our application is highly intuitive and is great for data collaboration with the entire team.

At Xata, we are rethinking what a database is responsible for and redefining the status quo.

The role

Xata is looking for a Developer Educator to create technical content, across various mediums, to continue to raise awareness of Xata within the developer community. Ideally, you will have experience as an engineer working with PostgreSQL. We are looking for someone who can think strategically but isn’t afraid to roll their sleeves up, dive into the weeds and execute. This is a high impact and provides ample opportunity for growth.

What you'll be doing:

  • Plan and execute on the Xata content marketing strategy.
  • Develop technical blogs, short and long form videos, example applications, educational content and other materials to engage more deeply with the Xata community.
  • Provide thought leadership content around industry trends and core technological innovations in the database space.
  • Partner closely with product, engineering and design and have a key voice in product positioning, messaging and launches.
  • Amplify messaging for a variety of audiences that can be adapted across multiple social, web and event channels.


Skill’s you’ll bring:

  • Proven experience creating both written and video technical content for a developer focused solution.
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL and experience working with databases and/or datastores
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A growth mindset and thrives in a fast paced startup environment.
  • Creative and innovative thinking in how we better reach our Xata community but also how we elevate our company to the next level.
  • Comfortable working in a cross functional role and a highly distributed team.
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Working at Xata:

  • We’re stable. We raised $35M and have years of runway.
  • We're remote first. We don’t track hours and we don’t count PRs.
  • Xata is engineer led. We build developer tooling, so we trust our engineers to shape our products, and at our core we're a hardcore cloud infrastructure company.
  • Our team is experienced. Before Xata, our founder, Monica Sarbu, created a popular open source software that Elastic acquired.
  • We work asynchronously. We don’t do agile, the team meets weekly to check-in and then we use Github, Notion and Slack.
  • Our engineers typically attend <5 hours of scheduled meetings per week, the rest of the time is spent on project work.
  • You'll have autonomy. If someone has an idea or wants to change something - they’ll put up a PR.
  • We are community-driven and deeply care about the success of our users and customers.
  • Our team is diverse. We're a team of 27 people from around the world.
  • Xata is female founded and the first developer platform to have an all-female board of directors.

What we offer all of our employees:

  • Competitive salary and stock options.
  • Friendly, diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • 30 vacation days (not including local public holidays).
  • 2 months full paid parental leave.
  • Flexibility, autonomy and impact
  • Home office set-up budget + co-working space stipend
  • We support continuous learning with budgets for conferences, courses and books.
  • Healthcare.
  • 2 company offsites per year, with partners and kids welcome as well. So far we’ve been to Italy, Greece and Spain.
  • Ample opportunity and support for career development and impact, there’s no boundaries to your growth here at Xata.

Our investors:

Xata is well-financed by amazing investors, including Guillermo Rauch (founder of Vercel), Shay Banon (co-founder and CEO of Elastic), Neha Narkhede (founder of Confluent), Elad Gil, Christian Bach, and Mathias Biilmann (founders of Netlify), and many others.

We raised a $30 million Series A from top investors (Index Ventures and Redpoint), having the first ever 100% female board for such a technical company.

We are proud to have in the board:

We care about diversity in tech:

If you come from an underrepresented background in tech, we strongly encourage you to apply. We strongly believe that our success is driven by the talented and diverse team brought together from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and countries. We are always challenging ourselves to build an inclusive culture that allows us to build innovative and successful products.

Our founder, Monica Sarbu, has also founded a non-profit organisation called Tupu that helps tech companies support diversity in tech through mentorship.

We're eager to hear from you and if you decide to apply, we're rooting for you!